General Information About Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia
Medical Coding Associates analyze medical records and assign codes for the payment and reimbursement of health care claims. Accurate coding is critical to a healthcare facility's income. Nationally, the demand for qualified coders has never been greater. OIC Training Academy's 12 month Medical Coding Associate program is designed to prepare individuals as medical diagnosis and procedure coding specialists. Upon completion of the program, students can receive national certification and become a CCA, Certified Coding Associate through the CCA examination administered by the AHIMA, American Health Information Management Association. Employment opportunities in this growing health care industry include doctor's offices, medical clinics, nursing homes, nursing services, insurance companies, hospitals and governmental agencies associated with health care reimbursement.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Town: Fringe
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 94%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 89 Native American 0 Asian 0 African American 6 Hispanic 3 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 76 Enrolled FullTime Graduates